Textiles, Rugs, Fabrics

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TEXTILES GUIDE / GUIDE DES TEXTILES

Written by Ferrari, Florence
Choosing a material according to the garment you want to make is not an easy thing. Even professionals, fearing unpleasant surprises, are tempted to stick to what they know, at the risk of being closed to any innovation.
January 7, 2010 | Paperback | Daudin Distribution | 155 Pages |
$39.00
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TRIBAL RUGS: TREASURES OF THE BLACK TENT

Written by MacDonald, Brian
- The seminal work on this subject- Contains new high quality photographs- Written by a renowned expert who boasts unparalleled insight into the weaving process and the meanings behind the rugs' complex motifsTribal Rugs: Treasures of the Black Tent is the definitive work on this subject.
September 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Acc Art Books | 320 Pages |
$85.00
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BARBERINI TAPESTRIES: WOVEN MONUMENTS OF BAROQUE ROME

Written by Eidelheit, Marlene
-This book is the result of an intense conservation effort, which restored these magnificent works of art to their former glory after a fire burnt two of the tapestries and damaged four more in 2001 -Accompanied by two important exhibitions on America's East and West coasts -These tapestries are fragments of history: they were once displayed at St.
May 11, 2017 | Hardcover | Officina Libraria | 176 Pages |
$45.00
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ONDULE TEXTILES: WEAVING CONTOURS WITH A FAN REED

Written by White, Gretchen
Weaving involves straight, parallel, and gridlike lines, but as Norma Smayda shows, ondulé--weaving with curving warp threads--offers new directions. This is the first book on ondulé textiles, and includes clear information on every aspect, from instructions to design tips to a comprehensive history of the fan reed, the tool that makes ondulé possible.
August 28, 2017 | Hardcover | Schiffer Publishing | 160 Pages |
$45.00
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IZNIK GARDEN QUILT: A STUNNING BALTIMORE ALBUM-STYLE PROJECT

Written by Harvey, Tamsin
Recreate the old-world charm of ancient Turkish tiles with ornate flower vase blocks in the beloved Baltimore Album style. Using easy fusible raw-edge applique, or any method you choose, you'll add sashing and borders to the 9-block sampler--a complex-looking design that comes together with ease!
February 1, 2017 | Paperback | C&T Publishing | 24 Pages |
$19.95
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TEXTILE DESIGN

Written by Clarke, Simon
This book offers students and those wishing to enter a career in textile design a basic grounding in its three main disciplinesprinted, woven, and mixed media. Using a wealth of imagery and case studies from designers and studios at work today, the book looks at the basic principles of design and production, and gives practical advice on creating a collection.
April 6, 2011 | Paperback | Laurence King | 224 Pages |
$40.00
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TEXTILE VISIONARIES: INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABILITY IN TEXTILE DESIGN

Written by Quinn, Bradley
Technologized textiles and sustainable fabrics are among the most innovative designed today, and together they are driving the rest of the industry dramatically forward. Many designers are now integrating hi-tech fabrics, such as protective and impact-resistant textiles, or cellulose fabrics, with groundbreaking results.
August 27, 2013 | Paperback | Laurence King | 312 Pages |
$40.00
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WOVEN TEXTILE DESIGN

Written by Shenton, Jan
Woven Textile Design offers a comprehensive introduction to weaving for all those wishing to design and produce a wide range of fabrics from scratch. Starting with the basics of woven textile design, the book looks at how to draw up and interpret records and notation, before explaining how different types of cloth are constructed.
May 27, 2014 | Paperback | Laurence King | 224 Pages |
$40.00
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STRIKING PATTERNS: GLOBAL TRACES IN LOCAL IKAT FASHION

Ikat refers to the originally Indonesian art and technique in which warp or weft threads, or both, are tie-dyed before weaving the fabric, creating complex patterns on handwoven textiles. Since time immemorial, master weavers in eastern Indonesia and Timor-Leste have embraced ideas and motifs from elsewhere and integrated them in their own designs.
February 28, 2017 | Paperback | Hatje Cantz | 208 Pages |
$60.00
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PILLOWS, CURTAINS, AND SHADES STEP BY STEP

Written by DK
Create custom interiors without the price tag with this guide, packed with fabulous home décor sewing projects. From how to make pillow covers to creating your own set of Roman shades, the 25 easy-to-follow projects in this step-by-step sewing book enable you to explore interior design from the comfort of your own sewing machine.
February 28, 2017 | Paperback | DK Publishing (Dorling Kindersley) | 224 Pages |
$15.95

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